One hurt in Hillcrest apartment fire

SAN DIEGO - One person was injured in an apartment fire in Hillcrest Sunday night.

The blaze broke out at a unit at 1233 Essex Street sometime before 9:30 p.m. The complex was evacuated. According to San Diego Fire-Rescue, one person was pulled from the apartment unconscious and with burns. A second person was treated at the scene for minor cuts from breaking a window.  

The patient was taken to UC San Diego Medical Center. Their condition Monday was not confirmed.

The San Diego Metro Arson Strike Team was called in to investigate.

The circumstances of the fire and the extent of the damage was not confirmed.

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